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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Fresh
 
  Fresh as an apple-tree bloom.
            —William Allingham
  1
  Fresh as May-flowers.
            —Anacreon
  2
  Fresh as a buttercup.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Fresh as a cherub.
            —Anonymous
  4
  Fresh as a flower just blown.
            —Anonymous
  5
  Fresh as an egg from the farm.
            —Anonymous
  6
  Fresh as a November chrysanthemum.
            —Anonymous
  7
  Fresh as a sea breeze.
            —Anonymous
  8
  Fresh and charming as Hebe.
            —Anonymous
  9
  Fresh as if she had been born with the morning.
            —Anonymous
  10
  Fresh as a young head of lettuce.
            —Anonymous
  11
  Fresh as summer’s grass.
            —Anonymous
  12
  Fresh as the dawn.
            —Anonymous
  13
  Fresh as the dewy field.
            —Anonymous
  14
  Fresh as the firstlings o’ the year.
            —Anonymous
  15
  Fresh as Fiumicino’s foam.
            —Alfred Austin
  16
  Fresh and fragrant as a rose.
            —Philip James Bailey
  17
  Fresh as a sprouting spring upon the hills.
            —Philip James Bailey
  18
  As fresh as any flower.
            —English Ballad
  19
  Her face is as fresh as a frosty morning in Autumn.
            —Honoré de Balzac
  20
  Fresh as a white rosebud.
            —Honoré de Balzac
  21
  Fresh as dew.
            —Honoré de Balzac
  22
  Fresh as butter just from the churn.
            —J. R. Bartlett’s Dictionary of Americanisms
  23
  Fresh, as the floweret opening on the morn.
            —James Beattie
  24
  Fresher than the day-star.
            —R. D. Blackmore
  25
  Fresh as from Paradise.
            —Robert Browning
  26
              Lips to lips
Fresh as the wilding hedge-rose-cup there slips
The dewdrop out of.
            —Robert Browning
  27
  Fresh as the flow’r amid the sunny showr’s of May.
            —Michael Bruce
  28
Fresher than the morning dawn
When rising Phœbus first is seen.
            —Robert Burns
  29
  Fresh as a nursing mother.
            —Lord Byron
  30
  Fressh as a rose.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
  31
  As fressh as faucon comen out of mewe.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
  32
  As fressh as is the brighte someres day.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
  33
  Fressh as is the monthe of May.
            —Geoffrey Chaucer
  34
  Fresh as sea-born Cythera.
            —Hartley Coleridge
  35
  Fresh as the foamy surf.
            —Eliza Cook
  36
            Fresh and as gay
As the fairest and sweetest, that blow
On the beautiful bosom of May.
            —William Cowper
  37
  All show’d as fresh, and faire, and innocent, as virgins to their lovers’ first survey.
            —Sir William Davenant
  38
  Fresh as a clover bud.
            —Lord De Tabley
  39
  Fresh as a lark.
            —Charles Dickens
  40
  Fresh as butter.
            —Charles Dickens
  41
  Fresh as a fresh young pear-tree blossoming.
            —Austin Dobson
  42
  Fresh as primrose buds.
            —Edward Dowden
  43
  As fresh as flovis that in May up spredis.
            —William Dunbar
  44
  As fresh as rain drops.
            —George Eliot
  45
  Fresh as the trickling rainbow in July.
            —Ralph Waldo Emerson
  46
  Fresh as the wells that stand in natural rock in summer woods or violet-scented grove.
            —Frederick William Faber
  47
  Fresh as early day.
            —Francis Fawkes
  48
  Fresh, like the larks, from a dew bath in the daisies.
            —S. Gertrude Ford
  49
  Fresh as a peach.
            —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  50
  Fresh as the May-blown rose.
            —Richard Glover
  51
  Fresh as a blossom bathed by April rain.
            —Paul Hamilton Hayne
  52
  Fresh as the breeze blowing over the heather.
            —Oliver Wendell Holmes
  53
  Fresh as the dews of our prime.
            —Oliver Wendell Holmes
  54
  Fresh as April when the breezes blow.
            —Richard Monckton Milnes
  55
  Fresh and fine as a spring in winter.
            —Richard Hovey
  56
  Fresh as April’s heaven.
            —Victor Hugo
  57
  Fresh as a young girl.
            —Victor Hugo
  58
  Fresh as milk and roses.
            —Jean Ingelow
  59
  As fresh as the fruit on the tree.
            —Henry James
  60
  Fresh as the morning.
            —Ben Jonson
  61
  Fresher than berries of a mountain-tree.
            —John Keats
  62
  Fresh as Aurora’s blushing morn.
            —William King
  63
  Freshening as the morning air.
            —Charles M. S. McLellan
  64
  Fresh as a pippin.
            —Theophilus Marzials
  65
  Fresh as the drop of dew cradled at morn.
            —Gerald Massey
  66
  Fresh as the orchard apple.
            —George Meredith
  67
  Fresh as light from a star just discovered.
            —Thomas Moore
  68
  Fresh as Spring.
            —Coventry Patmore
  69
  Fresh as paint.
            —Sir Arthur T. Quiller-Couch
  70
  Fresh as the welling waters.
            —Samuel Rogers
  71
  Fresh as dew.
            —Christina Georgina Rossetti
  72
  Fresh as the sun.
            —Christina Georgina Rossetti
  73
  Fresh as the tropic rose.
            —Charles Sangster
  74
  As fresh as a May gowan.
            —Sir Walter Scott
  75
  Fresh as an old oak.
            —Sir Walter Scott
  76
  Fresh as a bridegroom.
            —William Shakespeare
  77
  Fresh as Dian’s visage.
            —William Shakespeare
  78
  Fresh as morning’s dew distill’d on flowers.
            —William Shakespeare
  79
  Fresh as flower of May.
            —Edmund Spenser
  80
  Fresh as flowers in medow greene doe grow.
            —Edmund Spenser
  81
  Fresh as morning rose.
            —Edmund Spenser
  82
  Fresh as a four-year-old.
            —R. S. Surtees
  83
  Fresh as farthing from the mint.
            —Jonathan Swift
  84
  Fresh as the spirit of sunrise.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  85
  Fresh as a sea-flower.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
  86
  Fresh as a man’s recollections of boyhood.
            —William Makepeace Thackeray
  87
  Fresh as the first beam glittering on a sail.
            —Alfred Tennyson
  88
  Fresh as the foam, new-bathed in Paphian wells.
            —Alfred Tennyson
  89
  Fresh and ruddy as a parson’s daughter.
            —Bonnell Thornton
  90
  Fresh as a daisy.
            —Leo Tolstoy
  91
  Fresh as Eden.
            —Henry Vaughan
  92
  Fresh as Spring’s earliest violet.
            —John Greenleaf Whittier
  93
  Fresh as the moon.
            —John Greenleaf Whittier
  94
  Fresh as the lovely form of youthful May, when nymphs and graces in the dance unite.
            —Christopher Martin Wieland
  95
  Fresh as banner bright, unfurl’d to music suddenly.
            —William Wordsworth
  96
  Fresh as a lark mounting at break of day.
            —William Wordsworth
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